Food and Environment Reporting Network

The nonprofit news organization Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) is a great go-to source for independent news on an array of environmental topics.
By Amanda Sorell
December 2012/January 2013

Cut through the sustainable food chatter and find hard-hitting, important reports on food system issues at TheFern.Org.
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It can be difficult these days to find hard-hitting investigative reports on the urgent issues we face involving food, agriculture and environmental health. The Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) is a new independent, nonprofit news organization that is producing some outstanding articles.

Recent FERN stories include Whose Side Is the Farm Bureau On?; If Food’s in Plastic, What’s in the Food?; and How Your Chicken Dinner Is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug. If you want to help build a better food system, we highly recommend you follow FERN’s reports. You can subscribe to their newsletter at Food & Environment Reporting Network.


Amanda Sorell is an Assistant Editor at MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine. You can find her on .








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